4 - 5 / 12 / 2021

Smart & Green Industry Hackathon

Hybrid event - join LIVE in your city or ONLINE.
Main event at PSNC Future Labs.

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10 000+ PLN POOL OF PRIZES: cash, internships, trips...

PLANET-ON is a 24h marathon connecting innovators from all sectors solving real-life challenges for smarter industry and safer PLANET.

On December 4th to 5th innovators, designers, developers, experts, climate fighters, researchers will create teams to design/prototype solutions in 5 areas: AWARENESS, ENERGY, ERGONOMY, WATER and WASTE.

Authors of best solutions will be rewarded and may be invited to continue their work until its implementation.

Below you will find examples of challenges and hardware you can use if interested. You are free to propose your own challenge.



Communities & organizations around the Planet need to improve awareness and knowledge exchange machanism in order to impove the change driving processes.

Ruth Allen, Pete Phoenix
Climate Emergency Centres



Let's propose new small or bold steps towards improving access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy.

Przemysław Kuczyński,
Energiemanagement, VW Poznań



Responsible industrial employers seek for the right balance between cost-effective automation and the ergonomies of human workstations to create the biggest added value.

Maria de la Paz,
Acosta Voltolini



Let's propose improvements in the industrial approach to mainstream production and consumption patterns.

Maria de la Paz,
Acosta Voltolini



Sustainability means creating an equitable society for people today and protecting resources for future generations.


Before Planet-on propose your own challenge or select one of the challenge examples below and REGISTER.

During Planet-on prototype one solution in the form of a working prototype and/or a powerpoint/figma/video presentation explaining/visualizing your concept.

Optionally, our industrial & scientfic partners may give you access to real-life data, apps, hardware and insights about why & how their challenges can support their employees and/or climate.

After Planet-on best teams will be invited to continue their work in collaboration with the challenge-related organizations and other participants.



4 / 12 - Day 1

9:00 - 10:00
Welcome coffee
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
Opening ceremony/ Planet-on launch *
11:00 - 12:00
Lightning talks *
13:30 - 14:30
Future Labs tour (20 min sets) *
15:00 - 17:00
Food and drinks
18:00 - 21:00
Green workshops (20 min sets) *
21:00 - 23:00
Pizza party

5 / 12 - Day 2

9:00 - 9:30
Morning warm-up / yoga
10:00 - 10:30
Mini competitions
11:00 - 12:00
Pitching session/ end of hackathon*
12:00 - 13:00
Closing cerenomy *

*online stream will be available


Remaining seats: 6

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* required fields

** A team means a group of 2 to 5 people working together on a given challenge.

1 For purposes to participation in the PLANET-ON event and contacting purposes, your personal data is controlled by Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center Future Labs (PSNC Future Labs). Your personal data will be processed based on your freely given consent, which you can withdraw at any time, free of charge. You have the right to access your data, rectify your data, object to the processing of your data, delete the data after the periods indicated or limit the processing of your data, transfer the data, as well as appeal to the supervisory authority competent for personal data protection. More information on the purpose and method of processing your personal data by PSNC Future Labs is available HERE.

2 All participants must be vaccinated with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine on the day of the hackathon.


No. Category Challenge Challenge owner Description
1. ANY Your Own Challenge Your Team

You are free to propose any challenge tdat appeals to your team and helps save tde climate.

2. AWARENESS Future is now Open

Design a futuristic vision of tde world if we do/do not fight for climate.

3. AWARNESS Digital trees Open

Show in VR/AR how trees or the lack of trees affects the urban space - consider using UNITY.

4. ENERGY Battery Lifecycle PUT

Vehicle battery wear and recharge (in it AGV) is a key energy consumer in industry. Help measure and optimize AGV performance.

5. ERGONOMY Eye Care Shop4cf / VW

AI/ML/visual recognition - detect anomalies in machinery and/or in painted parts. How to protect tde eye side of physical workers?

6. ERGONOMY Safe Cobot Shop4cf / PSNC

Simulate human-robot collaborative space to prevent unwanted contacts witd poeople/ workers.

7. WASTE Clean forests Apollogic

How do we keep our green areas safe from garbage, debris, and toxic waste? Use technology to prevent illegal dumping sites in our forests

8. WATER Save groundwater Open

Help asses tde actual drops in water levels caused by tde mining industries by monitoring surface and groundwater levels against otder/external parameters.




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